"son of the raven"

Branson Origin and Meaning

The name Branson is a boy's name of English origin meaning "son of the raven".

Branson is a fairly recent addition to the Top 1000, first breaking in at Number 988 in 1995. While it may not be a common sighting yet, it fits the trend of more popular cousins Mason, Grayson, Hudson, and Carson.

Virgin Airlines entrepreneur Richard Branson spotlights this surname name. It also fits the category of place name, thanks to rising tourist destination Branson, Missouri.

# 931 in the US

Branson Rank in US Top 1000

Branson Popularity

Famous People Named Branson

  • Branson Nathaniel Tannerson of YouTubers Johnny and Sara Tanner (Yawi Vlogs; Tannerites)
  • Richard Charles Nicholas BransonEnglish business magnate, investor, and philanthropist

Branson in Pop Culture

  • Tom Bransonoften called Branson, character on TV's "Downton Abbey"
  • Seth Bransoncharacter on TV's "Scream"
  • BransonMissouri, USA, entertainment capital of the Midwest